Once you've written your fabulous cover letter, you must sit down and read through it very carefully. Recruiters and employers tell many amusing stories about the errors that applicants make. These include:

  • Addressing their letters to the correct street address, but wrong company or person.
  • Praising a company for accomplishments that were actually achieved by the company's competitors.
  • Failing to sign their names.
  • Failing to include the date.
  • Misspelling the recruiters' names.
  • Misspelling their own names.

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